Jump for Joy: Boston Ballet's Nutcracker Has Begun

Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker opened November 27th with giggles, laughter, exclamations of awe and wonder.  The Opera house filled with dreamers of all ages ready to kick off the holiday season with live music, tutus, parties, gowns, sparkles, snow, bunnies, bears, mice and more. Boston Ballet’s talented company and students from the …

A Third, A Musical Third and a Balletic First: Boston Ballet's North American Premiere

In music, a third is a beautiful thing.  It is a simple little interval that hops from do (c) to mi (e). It comes in majors and minors and we hear them in old nursery rhymes and popular music.  In John Neumeier’s The Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler, the choreographer …

Common Threads: Boston Ballet and Artist Janet Echelman Push Boundaries

Brookline artist Janet Echelman has had everyone looking up, through and beyond with her fibre art sculpture, As If It Were Already Here, that hangs above the Rose Kennedy Greenway. While Echelman’s piece still evokes awe and wonder from those who see it in person or in photographs, in a …